Our Fave 4th of July Books!

 

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We hope you are having a great day BBQing, ice-cream eating, beach-bumming, lakefront boating or whatever it is that screams summer to you!

Here are a few books that are great reads any day of the year, but why not start reading today.

Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand cover imageSummerland by Elin Hilderbrand

On the night of high school graduation Nantucket island is alive with parties and celebrations. But for four teenagers life is about to change forever, when Penny crashes her car, killing herself and leaving her twin brother Hobson in a deep coma.

Penny’s boyfriend Jake and her best friend Demeter escape physical injury. But the real scars lie much deeper than that.

 

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner cover imageAll Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

Allison Weiss is a typical working mother, trying to balance a business, ageing parents, a demanding daughter and a marriage. But when the website she develops becomes a huge success, she’s challenged to the point of being completely overwhelmed.

With a sparkling comedic touch and tender, true-to-life characterizations, All Fall Down is a tale of empowerment and redemption and Jennifer Weiner’s richest, most absorbing and timely story yet.

 

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Pachett cover imageThis is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage is an irresistible blend of literature and memoir revealing the big experiences and little moments that shaped Ann Patchett as a daughter, wife, friend and writer.

It is both wide ranging and deeply personal, overflowing with close observation and emotional wisdom, told with wit, honesty and irresistible warmth.